Danny O'Neil covers the Seahawks for The Seattle Times.
December 12, 2008 10:33 AM
Posted by Danny O'Neil
Left tackle Walter Jones has undergone surgery on his knee, coach Mike Holmgren said during his morning radio show on KIRO (710 AM), and will not play again this season.
Jones underwent the procedure on Thursday. Holmgren said the recovery estimate is 12 weeks.
"It should not be a major thing to affect him in training camp next year," Holmgren said during the radio show.
Jones has been playing with the injury, which was aggravated before the Seahawks played at Dallas on Nov. 27. Jones had a shot before the game and afterward to play, and gave up two sacks to linebacker DeMarcus Ware who is one of the best pass rushers in the league.
Jones did not play last week, the first game he has missed because of injury since his rookie season in 1997.
Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and linebacker Leroy Hill will not play this week. Hasselbeck continues to progress in his recovery from a back injury. Hill is recovering from a neck injury.